Person:Reuben Meadors (1)

Reuben Meadors
m. 12 MAY 1792
  1. Reuben Meadors1793 - 1861
  2. Joseph Meadors1794 - 1808
m. Abt 1814
  1. Reuben Meadors1815 -
  2. James Meadors1816 - 1892
  3. John Meadors1818 - 1878
  4. Joseph B Meadors1820 - 1880
  5. Jeremiah Meadors1822 - 1899
  6. Anna Meadors1825 - 1886
  7. Jane Meadors1826 -
  8. Jacob Westerfield Meadors1828 - 1893
  9. Elizabeth Meadors1830 - 1888
  10. Jemima Josephine Meadors1833 - 1882
  11. Nancy Ann Meadors1835 - 1909
  12. Job Meadors1838 - Aft 1883
  • HReuben Meadors1793 - 1861
  • WMary WaldenABT 1807 - 1864
m. Aft 1856
Facts and Events
Name Reuben Meadors
Alt Name Reuben Meadows
Gender Male
Birth[9] 10 Jan 1793 North Carolina, United States
Census[10] 1800 Lancaster (district), South Carolina, United States
Marriage Abt 1814 Based on age of oldest child
to Jane Campbell
Census[4] 1820 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Property[11] 1-2 Apr 1822 Whitley, Kentucky, United StatesSurveyed land for land grants
Property[11] 19 Apr 1823 Whitley, Kentucky, United StatesSurveyed land for land grant
Property[11] 3 May 1826 Whitley, Kentucky, United StatesSurveyed land for land grants
Other[14] Apr 1827 Whitley, Kentucky, United Statesin court with Wm Meadows
Other[15] 2 Jul 1827 Whitley, Kentucky, United Statesin court in suit in chancery
Census[5] 1830 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Census[6] 1840 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Census[2] 1850 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Property[12] May 1850-Oct 1851 Whitley, Kentucky, United Statesw/wife Jane, gave (or sold) land to sons Joseph, James, John
Marriage Aft 1856 to Mary Walden
Census[7] 1860 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Death[1][9][13] 9 Mar 1861 Kentucky, United States
Probate[3] 16 April 1867 Whitley, Kentucky, United StatesSettlement of estate
Burial[1][9][13] Whitley, Kentucky, United StatesJellico Creek Baptist Cemetery
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Jellico Creek Cemetery index.
  2. District 1, Whitley, Kentucky, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 25, Fam 25, Primary quality.

    Meadors, Reuben, age 57, farmer, RE = $1000, born NC
    , Jane, age 52, born TN
    , Jemima, age 16, born KY
    , Nancy, age 15, born KY
    , Job [transcribed as John], age 12, born KY
    , Hannah, age 9, born KY

  3. Will Book 3; FHL #0532093, in Kentucky. County Court (Whitley County). Will books, 1818-1968. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968, 1989), p. 227, Primary quality.

    16 April 1867
    Settlement of Estate of Reuben Meadors dec’d, James Meadors Administrator
    To Anna Taylor & Dempsey Taylor, beginning 28 Feb 1863 - $693.55
    To Elizabeth & M. E. White, beginning 9 Dec 1862 - $683.55
    To Jemima Angel & heirs beginning 15 April 1863 - $693.55
    To Nancy Angel & heirs, beginning 15 April 1863 – 4683.55
    To John Meadors & heirs beginning 16 Aug 1865 - $183.55
    To Joseph Meadors & heirs beginning 3 May 1863 - $418.55
    To Jeremiah Meadors & heirs beginning 14 Feb 1864 - $193.55
    To Jacob Meadors & heirs beginning 26 Oct 1862 - $494.55
    To Job Meadors & heirs beginning 15 Aug 1865 - $183.55
    To James Meaders & heirs beginning 2 Jan 1864 - $343.55

  4. Whitley, Kentucky, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule, pg 5 line 18, Primary quality.

    Reuben Meadors
    3 males under 10 [James, Joseph, John]
    1 male 26-45 [ Reuben]
    1 female 26-45 [Jane]

  5. Whitley, Kentucky, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, pg 276, Primary quality.

    Reuben Meaders
    1 male under 5 [Jacob]
    2 males 5-10 [Jeremiah, Joseph]
    2 males 10-15 [John, James]
    1 male 30-40 [Reuben]
    1 female 5-10 [Anna]
    1 female 30-40 [Jane]

    1 child missing - Jane born 27 May 1826

  6. Whitley, Kentucky, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Reuben Meadows
    1 male under 5 [Job]
    1 male 5-10 [Jacob?]
    1 male 40-50 [Reuben]
    1 female under 5 [Nancy]
    1 female 5-10 [Jemima]
    2 females 10-15 [Anna, Elizabeth]
    1 female 40-50 [(b 1790-1800) Jane (1797)]
    [Not with family in this census: Jane (1826), Jeremiah (1822), Joseph (1820), John (1818) & James (1817)]

  7. Lower Regions, Whitley, KY, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Post Office = Williamsburg
    Rhueben Meadors, age 67, born NC, $2000 real estate, $1000 personal property, farmer
    , Mary, age 53, born KY
    , Liarana female, age 16, born KY [Luraney Creekmore]
    , Amelia Ann, age 11, born KY [Permelia Ann Creekmore]
    next listed is Rueben's brother, Jeremiah and family

  8.   Neal Creekmore Drake gedcom file, Questionable quality.

    Alternate date of birth for Reuben May 6, 1776
    Alternate date of death for Reuben April 25, 1829

  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Meadors, in Find A Grave, Secondary quality.

    Birth: Jan. 10, 1793, North Carolina, USA
    Death: Mar. 9, 1861, Whitley County, Kentucky, USA
    Husband of Jane Campbell Meadors (1798-1854)
    Burial: Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

  10. Lancaster District, South Carolina, in United States. 1800 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    John Meadows, 3 males under 10 [Reuben, Joseph, Jacob], 1 male 26-44 [John], 1 female 26-44 [Delilah]

  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Schmidt, Cindy, and Janice Worley. Survey book no. 1 for Whitley County, Kentucky: surveys beginning in 1818 through 1827, warrants of Knox and Whitley counties beginning in 1801. (Cordova, Maryland: C.V. Schmidt, c2003-), Secondary quality.

    p. 15
    April 1st 1822
    Surveyed for Reuben Meadors 100 acres of land by virtue of part of Kentucky Land office warrant No. 7437 and bearing date the 3rd day of Dec 1821
    Situate lying in Whitley county on the rough Shoal branch beginning at three white oaks running thence S15E174 poles to a black oak thence 71E38 poles to a black oak thence S75E60 poles to a white oak thence N89E158 poles to a black oak poplar and buckeye thence N23W12 poles to a hickory thence N89W100 poles to a black oak thence N49W262 poles to the beginning
    John Meadors HK [housekeeper], William Jones ChM [chainman], Reuben Meadors marker

    April 2nd 1822
    Surveyed for Reuben Meadors 50 acres of land by virtue of part Kentucky Land office warrant No. 7437 band bearing date the 3rd day of December 1821
    Situate lying in Whitley County on the Rough Shoal branch beginning at a black oak running thence N85W151 poles to a Spanish oak thence S39W64 poles to a poplar and hickory thence S15W70 poles to a black walnut and elm thence S81E121 poles to the beginning.
    John Meadors HK, William Jones ChM, Reuben Meadors marker
    Joseph Gilless surveyor
    ---
    p. 24
    April 19th 1823
    Surveyed for Reuben Meadors 50 acres of land by virtue of Kentucky Land office warrant No.8414 and bearing date May the 13th 1822. Situate in Whitley County on the waters of Beckey’s Creek beginning on a black oak and hickory running thence S13W20 poles to a dogwood and white oak thence N77W38 poles to a black oak thence S47W42 poles to a gum thence N72 poles to three small white oaks thence N50W30 poles to a gum thence S66W18 poles to a gum thence N14W36 poles to a gum thence N30E24 poles to a white oak thence N52W44 poles to a white oak thence north 26 poles to a white oak thence N80E20 poles to a poplar and sassafras thence S41E200 poles to the beginning.
    Pleasant Meadors HK, Samuel Mumholland ChM, Reuben Meadors marker
    Joseph Gilless surveyor
    ---
    p. 84
    May 3rd 1826
    Surveyed for Reuben Meadors 150 acres of land by virtue of three Kentucky Land office warrants No. 14331 and No. 14337 each bearing date the 1st day of March 1825 and No. 15619 bearing date the 3rd day of December 1825
    Situate in Whitley County on Cumberland River and the Rough Shoal branch beginning on an elm Richard White’s corner at the mouth of aid branch thence down the river with the meanders thereof S37W17 poles thence S54W30 poles thence S58W18 poles thence S48W24 poles thence S60W97 poles to a poplar and beech at the mouth of a small branch thence S13E40 poles to a white oak thence S34E40 poles to a hickory thence S22E71 poles to two hickories thence N29 E10 poles to a walnut and elm a corner of said Meadors’ former survey with the same N15E70 poles to a poplar and hickory thence N39E64 poles to a Spanish oak thence N22E100 poles to a stake thence S71E130 poles to a stake thence S71W89 poles to a black oak thence S23E46 poles to two [unreadable] thence S68E52 poles to a red oak thence N41E142 poles to a stake in a line of Robert Mayfield’s thence with the same N49W32 poles to a sweet gum and double white oak in a small hollow thence N21E60 poles to a double gum a corner of Richard White’s thence with his line S40W86 poles to two black oaks thence N71W154 poles to the beginning.
    John Meadors HK, Robert Mayfield ChM, Timothy Perkins marker
    Joseph Gilless surveyor

    May 3rd 1826
    Surveyed for Reuben Meadors assignee of John Meadors assignee of George Boy[unreadable] 100 acres of land by virtue of Knox Circuit Court Certificate No. 166 bearing date the 6th day of October 1813.
    Situate in Whitley county formerly part of Knox on the head of Beckey’s Creek beginning on an ash and white oak on the point of a hill near two large rocks running thence N28W45 poles to a dogwood and black oak thence N6W120 poles to two white oaks thence N7036 poles to a dogwood and gum [unreadable] north 62 poles to a Spanish oak and two hickories thence 65W39 poles to a poplar [unreadable] 56 poles to a gum thence S23E174 poles to a stake thence S53E45 poles to the [bottom of page missing]

    May 2nd 1826
    Surveyed for Reuben Meadors 50 acres of land by virtue of Kentucky Land office warrant No. 14336 bearing date the first day of March 1825
    Situate in Whitley County on the waters of Beckey’s creek beginning on a gum thence N9E120 poles to a black oak thence N71E100 poles to a hickory thence S85E40 poles to a maple and gum thence S1W?0 poles to a stake thence S74W102 poles to a stake thence S5W76 poles to a stake thence S68W45 poles to the beginning
    John Meadors HK, Robert Mayfield ChM, Reuben Meadors marker
    Joseph Gilless surveyor

  12. Schmidt, Cynthia V, and Janice Worley. Kinfolk indeed: clues of family relationships and migrations from the land deeds, Whitley County, Kentucky, 1818-1858, deed books one thru four. (Cordova, Maryland: C.V. Schmidt, c2004), pp. 41, 43, Secondary quality.

    p. 41 – Deed Book 3 Page 416
    8 May 1850, Ruben Meadors and wife to Joseph Meadors in consideration of $1.00 and the natural love and affection hath and doth by these present convey to the said Joseph certain tracts of land inWhitley County on the Jelico River. Signed Ruben Meadors, Jenny Meadrs
    P. 41 – Deed Book 3 Page 419
    8 May 1851, Ruben Meadors and Jane his wife to James Meadors in consideration of $1.00 and the love and affection we have for him convey a tract of land on Gellico River. Signed Ruben Meadors, Jenny Meadors.
    p. 41 – Deed Book 3 Page 420
    19 May 1851, Ruben Meadors and his wife Jane to John Meadors in consideration of $1.00 and the love and affection we have for him a tract of land on Ryans Creek
    p. 43 – Deed Book 3 Page 473
    20 Oct 1851, Rhuben Meaders and Jane Meaders his wife of Whitley County to James Meaders in consideration of $1.00 a tract of land on the waters of Gellico River

  13. 13.0 13.1 Jellico Creek Cemetery, Oldest Section, in Cornelius, Charley M. (Charley Maynard). Whitley County cemeteries, Whitley County, Kentucky. (Albuquerque, New Mexico: C. M. Cornelius, 1980-1983), Vol 1 (1981), p. 62, Secondary quality.

    Reuben Meadors, b. 10 Jan 1793, d. 9 Mar 1861

  14. Circuit Court Order Books A-C, in Kentucky. Circuit Court (Whitley County). Court records, 1818-1918 ; indexes to court records, 1860-1958. (Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky Division of Archives and Libraries, 1978, 1992), p. 332; FHL #1028619, May 1818-Mar 1832, Primary quality.

    April 1827
    Lewis Webb vs Wm & R Meadows
    Dismissed at the Plaintiffs Cost

  15. Circuit Court Order Books A-C, in Kentucky. Circuit Court (Whitley County). Court records, 1818-1918 ; indexes to court records, 1860-1958. (Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky Division of Archives and Libraries, 1978, 1992), p. 349; FHL #1028619, May 1818-Mar 1832.

    2 July 1827
    Joseph J. Faris vs Reuben Meadows – In chancery
    By Consent of the parties the following decree is ordered to be entered, the Injunction attached heretofore by the Complainant Faris is made perpetual and the Complainant is to pay the sheriffs Cost and the Deft Meadows is to pay the Clerks and Money’s paid which is to be [ ?] by the Clerk and the Complainant may have execution therefore